time signal



  • A signal, such as pulse, which serves to time or synchronize operations, mechanisms, or the like. For example, those generated by a CPU to synchronize all system operations. Also called timing signal (1).
  • A high-precision signal which is broadcast by radio, and which serves to provide the exact time, or to calibrate or adjust timepieces.
  • synonymtiming signal
  • A signal which is recorded or transmitted with another, and which serves to synchronize the flow of information, or to mark the exact time.